September 2015

Episode Guides Archive

The complete listing of ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ episodes aired during the month of September, 2015.

Season 1, Episode 1: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 – George Clooney | Jeb Bush | Mavis Staples and Friends
Special Guest(s): Jon Stewart | Buddy Guy | Derek Trucks | Ben Folds | Brittany Howard | Aloe Blacc | Susan Tedeschi | Paul Janeway | Zach Condon | Kyle Resnick | Ben Lanz
Staff Cameo(s): Bryan Dinello (as the Doorman)
Play Ball | Welcome to The Late Show OR The Mentalist | Stephen’s Tribute to David Letterman | Introducing The New Ed Sullivan Theater | All You Can Trump Buffet | George Clooney (“Decision Strike”) | Jeb Bush (Presidential Candidate) | Mavis Staples and Friends – “Everyday People” | Late Night Locker Room
Season 1, Episode 2: Wednesday, September 9, 2015 – Scarlett Johansson | Elon Musk | Kendrick Lamar
Funny Story | Race to the Merch House | The Hat Has Spoken | Scarlett Johansson (Actress and Singer) | Stephen and Scarlett Johansson Ask the Big Questions | Elon Musk (CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors) | Kendrick Lamar (Medley from “To Pimp A Butterfly” feat. “Wesley’s Theory”, “Momma”, “King Kunta” and “U” with Bilal, Anna Wise and Thundercat)
Season 1, Episode 3: Thursday, September 10, 2015 – Joe Biden | Travis Kalanick | Toby Keith
Special Guest(s): Joe Theismann | Franco Harris | Richard Dent | Jim Brown | Bill Cowher
Staff Cameo(s): Nate Charny (as Audience Member) | Matt Lapin (as Body Inspector)
There Are Some New Faces on Stephen’s Crew | Donald Trump’s Hat is Leading in the Polls | Joe Biden (Vice President) | Travis Kalanick (CEO of Uber) | Toby Keith – “Rum is the Reason”
Season 1, Episode 4: Friday, September 11, 2015 – Amy Schumer | Stephen King | Troubled Waters
Special Guests(s): Laura Linney | Paul Simons
The Late Night Wars Are On | Hillary Is Planning to be More Spontaneous | Stephen Colbert and Laura Linney for Yesterday’s Coffee | Amy Schumer (Actress/Writer – “Inside Amy Schumer”) | Unseen Mysteries of the Hidden Secrets | Stephen King (Author – “Finders Keepers: A Novel (The Bill Hodges Trilogy)“) | Troubled Waters – “Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard” | An American Tune
Season 1, Episode 5: Monday, September 14th, 2015 – Emily Blunt | Justice Stephen Breyer | The Dead Weather
Special Guest(s): Novak Djokovic
Stephen Is Furious About the Latest “Star Wars” News | Stephen Faces Off Against Novak Djokovic | Trump Will Be Ready on Day One-ish | Stephen Colbert Gets All Up in Your Faith | Emily Blunt (Actress – “Sicario”) | Justice Stephen Breyer (Supreme Court Justice and Author: “The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities“) | The Dead Weather – “I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)”
Season 1, Episode 6: Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 – Jake Gyllenhaal | Tim Cook | Run the Jewels with TV on the Radio
One Week Anniversary | The Hungry for Power Games | Ohio is Going Green | Jake Gyllenhaal (Actor – “Everest” | Tim Cook (CEO of Apple) | Run the Jewels with TV on the Radio – “Angel Duster”
Season 1, Episode 7: Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 – Kevin Spacey | Carol Burnett | Willie Nelson | John Mellencamp
Staff Cameo(s): Jen Spyra (as Audience Member)
Carol Burnett Helps Stephen Start the Show | The GOP Candidates Have Done Full Reagan | Planet of the Apps | Kevin Spacey (Under the Lights with Cal Ripken, Jr. and Kevin Spacey) | Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp (Farm Aid) | Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp – “Night Life”
Season 1, Episode 8: Thursday, September 17th, 2015 – Trevor Noah | Ban Ki-Moon | Chris Stapleton
Stephen Is Psyched for Thursday Night Football | The Second Republican Debate JUST Ended | New York is Ready for the Pope | Trevor Noah (Host – “The Daily Show”) | Introducing Stephen’s New Lifestyle Brand | Ban Ki-moon (United Nations Secretary-General) | Chris Stapleton – “Nobody to Blame”
Season 1, Episode 9: Friday, September 18th, 2015 – Lupita Nyong’o | Senator Bernie Sanders | Christopher Wheeldon | Robert Fairchild | Leanne Cope
Monologue | America is Getting Its Bern Notice | Female Viagra is Coming | Lupita Nyong’o (Actress – “Eclipsed”) | Senator Bernie Sanders (Presidential Candidate) | Christopher Wheeldon (Director and Choreographer – “An American in Paris”) | Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope – “An American in Paris”
Season 1, Episode 10: Monday, September 21st, 2015 – Stephen Curry | Senator Ted Cruz | Don Henley
Exclusive(s): Don Henley – “New York Minute”
Monologue | Stephen is Concerned About Jeb Bush | Hillary Clinton’s Emoji Outreach | Diplomas of Lies | Stephen Curry (NBA MVP) | Senator Ted Cruz (Presidential Candidate) | Don Henley – “Too Much Pride”
Season 1, Episode 11: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 – Donald Trump | Dr. Ernest Moniz | Raury
Monologue | New York Has Pizza Rat Fever | The Hungry for Power Games: Walkingjay | Donald Trump (Presidential Candidate) | Dr. Ernest Moniz (United States Secretary of Energy) | Raury – “Devil’s Whisper”
Season 1, Episode 12: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 – Hugh Jackman | Hugh Evans | Senator Elizabeth Warren | Pearl Jam
Happy Birthday to All | Mr. Pope Goes to Washington D.C. | Jon Batiste’s Tell-All | Hugh Jackman (Co-Host of Global Citizens Festival) and Hugh Evans (Founder of the Global Poverty Project) | Senator Elizabeth Warren | Pearl Jam (Performers at Global Citizens Festival) | Pearl Jam – “Mind Your Manners” | Stephen Colbert & Pearl Jam – “Rockin’ in the Free World”
Season 1, Episode 13: Thursday, September 24th, 2015 – Andrew Sullivan | Maria Shriver | Jim Gaffigan | Thomas Wenski | YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus | Choir of St. Jean Baptiste
The Pope is Here! | His Holy Merchandise | Andrew Sullivan (Author), Maria Shriver (Correspondent and Special Anchor – NBC News), Jim Gaffigan (Creator and Actor – “The Jim Gaffigan Show”) | Stephen Has a Special Message for the Pope | Thomas Wenski (Archbishop of Miami) | Performance by YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus And St. John Baptiste Choir
Season 1, Episode 14: Friday, September 25th, 2015 – Malala Yousafzai | Kerry Washington | The Arcs
Staff Cameo(s): Paul Dinello (as the Swiss Guard)
Monologue | In Case You Missed the Pope | Zip-A-Dee-Doo-BYE | Stephen Colbert’s All-Inclusive Wedding Cake Toppers | Malala Yousafzai (Nobel Prize Laureate and Documentary – “He Named Me Malala”) | Kerry Washington (Actress – “Scandal”) | The Arcs – “Outta My Mind” | Pope Mobile Jump
Season 1, Episode 15: Monday, September 28th, 2015 – First Lady Michelle Obama | John Legend
Monologue | Hillary Clinton’s Biggest Scandal Yet | Michelle Obama (“Let Girls Learn” and “Reach Higher”) | Who Is Stephen Colbert? | John Legend (“Free America”) | Stephen and John Legend Sing “America the Beautiful”
Season 1, Episode 16: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 – Ellen Page | Jesse Eisenberg | Dominic Wilcox
Monologue | So, A Congressman Stole the Pope’s Water Glass | China Finally Wants to Clear the Air | Ellen Page (Actress – “Freeheld”) | Jesse Eisenberg (Author – “Bream Gives Me Hiccups”) | Welcome to the First Church of Cannabis | Dominic Wilcox (Inventor and Designer)
Season 1, Episode 17: Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 – John Oliver | Even Spiegel | Bill Withers | Ed Sheeran
Special Guest(s): Tom Hanks
Trump, Don’t Leave! | Is This the SnapChat Election? | Stephen and Tom Hanks Ask the Big Questions | John Oliver (Host – “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”) | Evan Spiegel (Founder and CEO of SnapChat) | Bill Withers (“Lean On Him: A Tribute to Bill Withers”) and Ed Sheeran (Performer at “Lean on Him”) | Ed Sheeran – “Ain’t No Sunshine”